Nikon Coolpix S01 Review

Overall Score

28

Main Features

  • 10 MP 1/2.9 CCD Sensor
  • 29-87 mm (3x) F3.3-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 1600 ISO
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 77 x 52 x 17 mm, 96g.
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Nikon Coolpix S01 Overview


First introduced in June, 2013, Nikon Coolpix S01 is a 10 MP Compact with a 1/2.9 (4.96 x 3.72 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Nikon S01 comes with a 4.96 x 3.72 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 6.2 mm (0.24").

- Full Frame
- Nikon Coolpix S01

Sensor resolution of Nikon S01 ~ 3646 x 2742 pixels.

Nikon S01 has Crop Factor: 6.98

The sensor has a surface area of 18.5 mm².

There are approximate 9,997,332 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Nikon S01


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix S01 with competitors in ultracompact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
96g Light Body
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Touch Screen
5.9 Lens at Tele
29 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Full HD Video
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.3
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
No Articulating Screen
No Image Stabilization
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Low Max Native ISO: 1600
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
Low Battery Life: 190 shots
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix S01 has an Overall Score of 28/100 and ranked #744 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #1160 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Nikon S01 Scores
Imaging score
19
Features score
24
Value for money score
47
Portability score
100
Overall score
28
Average Scores in Ultracompact
Imaging Score
19
Features Score
29
Value For Money Score
47
Portability Score
88
Overall score
31

Physical Dimensions of Nikon S01


Nikon Coolpix S01 weighs 96g and has external dimensions of 77 x 52 x 17mm (3.03 x 2.05 x 0.67"). Considering that the average weight of Ultracompact cameras is 138g, Nikon S01 is 42 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Nikon S01 is less by 19mm more than the average length in Ultracompact.

Weight Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Nikon S01
96g
Average weight
138g
Min weight
87g
Max weight
221g

Thickness Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Nikon S01
17mm
Average Thickness
20mm
Min Thickness
13mm
Max Thickness
33mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix S01 with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix S01

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Coolpix S01 Dimensions Coolpix S01
Nikon Coolpix S02 Nikon S02 100 g 96 g 77 x 51 x 18 mm 77 x 52 x 17 mm
Nikon Coolpix S7000 Nikon S7000 165 g 96 g 99 x 60 x 27 mm 77 x 52 x 17 mm
Nikon Coolpix L31 Nikon L31 160 g 96 g 96 x 59 x 29 mm 77 x 52 x 17 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 Sony W830 122 g 96 g 93 x 52 x 23 mm 77 x 52 x 17 mm
Canon PowerShot ELPH 135 Canon ELPH 135 127 g 96 g 95 x 54 x 22 mm 77 x 52 x 17 mm
Pentax Efina Pentax Efina 91 g 96 g 87 x 54 x 21 mm 77 x 52 x 17 mm
Canon Elph 115 IS Canon Elph 115 IS 135 g 96 g 93 x 57 x 20 mm 77 x 52 x 17 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 96 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 77 x 52 x 17 mm

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix S01


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix S01
Announced June, 2013
Body Type Ultracompact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 5
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/1 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting n/a fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 1.20
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.9
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 4.96 x 3.72 mm
Sensor Area 18.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 10 MP
Max Image Resolution 3648 x 2736
Max Native ISO 1600
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 190 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model Built-in
Physical
Weight 96 g
Physical Dimensions 77 x 52 x 17 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type
Storage Slots 0
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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